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>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news -- this is the 10:00 p.m. news on ktvu channel 2 news. >> uncertainty tonight as the future of same-sex marriage goes back to court. i am gasia mikaelian. >> i am ken wayne. frank and julie are off tonight. the debate over same-sex marriage in california is now headed to the highest court. the u.s. supreme court said it will take up the issue deciding the legality of california's ban on same-sex marriage. it was approved in 2008 but lower courts ruled it was unconstitutional. we have team coverage. ktvu's eric rasmussen on how the supreme court is at a historic cross roads. but we begin in san francisco, today's decision leaves many people with mixed decisions. >> reporter: i talked with dozen of people tonight and there was a huge range of emotions, excitement, concern and also some confusion. >> reporter: holiday lights lights and friday night crowds but ask people on the street and many are away that today's decision could change lives and history. >> great idea. we need decide. so this is a great i
in connecticut we turn flow to ktvu's amber lee with new information about the gunman and the puzzle investigators are piecing together tonight. >> reporter: the picture that's emerging is about a troubled young man who didn't cause much attention to himself throughout most of his life. sudden listen causing headlines as the perpetrator of the worse shooting in this country. tonight there's an eerieness at sandy hook elementary as the community and police try to find answers. the young man was dressed in black, he was armed with at least two handguns and without saying a word opened fire. >> an investigation like this is like a puzzle. we want to form a puzzle together and form a complete pig so everyone without any doubt whatsoever can truly understand what occurred. >> reporter: a s.w.a.t. team went to the newtown home where adam lived with his mother nancy. it appears he killed her there before taking her car to the school. >> you can't understand what happened, that he snapped, what have you and they took such innocent lives. >> reporter: police are now reporting that they recov
francisco, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> just moments before that outage, another problem for muni. a woman in a wheelchair was struck by a streetcar. we're told she's hospitalized at this hour with life- threatening injuries. the woman was hit near the intersection of church and market street. medics, firefighters, police and others used special tools to raise the train, and pull the woman out from under it. >> investigators are trying to determine exactly the cause. what led to her getting struck. >> the woman was snagged by the trolley, pulled out of her chair, and dragged for a block. the unidentified woman is now at san francisco general hospital. >>> in 12 minutes, a new twist for newny's central subway project. how plans for a new station, and plans to bury a piece of equipment are easing concerns in one neighborhood. >>> crews are working through the night to repair damage caused by a massive sinkhole. ktvu's noah walker is live on the scene to show us what's happening now. >> reporter: it's a not so silent night here in lafayette. there's a constant shuttle of heavy equipm
've talked to by telephone on ktvu channel 2 news at a #50k and 6:00, they've all been so calm and de scribing it sort of as a very methodical thing happening there. >> well, sadly because of the increased violence on campus and the like, we have recently had active campus shooter from exercises for our campus police, and ironically announced they concluded very recently which involved obviously the students on each of our two campuses t. -- we have an emergency voiceover system that can immediately reach the classrooms and officers throughout the campus, and we also have access to text messaging, which is one of the fastest ways to communicate with students via their cell phones. e-mail messaging is a little slower, but we utilize that, as well. >> okay. chancellor, is there anything else you'd like to add about this developing situation while we have you with us. >> obviously we're all extremely saddened and still mourning from the tragedy in connecticut and violence on our campuses needs to be curtailed. we need to get behind from my perspective the president's call for looking at
. the message one of hope and faith for newtown and the bay area. we are live in heywrd ktvu channel 2 news. >> the connecticut shootings are focus on mental health. california is working to expand mental health services on college campuses and fund more suicide prevention hot lines. california democrats are also asking the obama administration to match state's dollar for dollar on mental health service spending. >> and other bay area mayors are signed a national letter calling on the president to enact strong er gun control law. the letter asks the president to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. they also want to eliminate loopholes and create a national background check. you can go to for more coverage. we have a tab at the top of the home page which includes a story about how first responders are coping. >>> a deadly shooting outside of a hayward apartment complex. police say they received 911 calls for people who live at the complex on sleepy hollow at about 10:30 a.m. roosevelt foster was shot. police say the gunman got away. south state element t ri and martin l
starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >> rising waters are threatening property in the north bay as flood warnings go up and authorities caution residents to be prepared for the worst. >> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> good evening, i'm maureen naylor, heather holmes is off tonight we're on storm watch. we have team camera tonight. meteorologist mark tamayo will detail when the next storm will hit and we begin with ktvu's lorraine lorraine blanco live in napa. >> reporter: the flood warning runs through the night and so does the sandbag operation. city workers say residents have filled 40,000 tons of sand. near the napa river many spent is their saturday blocking openings in case the river overflows its bank. as for downtown, city leaders tell us napas a years long project is two-thirds complete and believe those measures will protect the area. >> we're looking at our modeling and our flood project improvements and we're anticipating that what we have done to protect the community from flooding will keep the river in its banks within the city based on the pro
in santa rosa, ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> from ken, we turn to ktvu's noel walker, live in mill valley, where saturated soil helped bring down a tree tonight. >> reporter: pretty much a nonevent. but take a look around me, the ground is so saturated, there is still standing water in many locations. mother nature is dealing some a glancing blow. when a tree fell in the woods, hope owner, greg shryer definitely heard it. >> the tree slowly came on the line, and pulled the wire down. >> like it got tired. >> exactly. >> reporter: bound to part ways. tonight they did, taking out power lines along the way. the southern marin fire department had to finish the job. it's just one of many lingering effects of a series of storms in the bay area. the gray highway still has flooding, and a span of the southbound road is closed. that didn't keep carlos off it. >> it's so funny, it changes so many times. >> reporter: the weather changed the landscape of this home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. today a tree trimming crew removed the three footdiameter tree. >> the tree had falle
and homicide in san francisco where the victims were bound and gagged. ktvu's david stevenson was in court today and tells us for the first time the district attorney talked about a possible motive. >> cameras were not allowed in this san francisco courtroom as prosecutorred announced a sixth suspect in a brutal beating and homicide in which two victims were left beaten and gagged. katherine uong described as a felon nicknamed killer is the first to be charged with the killing. an 18-year-old woman was found with reed also severely beaten she is now recovering. george gascon today signaled a motive. >> it appears there may be some relationship to the fraudulent use of credit cards. >> reporter: gascon says investigators found blank credit cards, label makers and a list of numbers and security codes in this house. it's the same house police say the suspects went to to remove bloody carpet from an suv. a supporters of one of the suspects told the district attorney, i hope you die, i don't like you. >> we're dealing with people that are not hesitant to kill someone. >> reporter: katherine uon
is at a hospital tonight fighting for her life. reporting live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> here in the bay area there are questions about security at a walnut creek mall where a burglar or burglars stole jewelry from macy's in the middle of the night. ktvu's deborah villalon is at the mall and says this isn't the first time. >> you can see the plywood from the first time they smashed and the third one putting them inside. >> wow, unbelievable. >> reporter: shoppers are startled to see how thieves broke out two walls and went inside and stole pearls and jewelry. >> terrible, i think it's a sign of the times. >> reporter: it happened at the same macy's store a few years ago. security cameras are key but as of tonight macy's hasn't turned over any surveillance video. >> it would be helpful. the sooner the better. we would like to try to recover the jewelry. >> reporter: police also wonder why when the alarm was tripped at 3:15 a.m. they weren't called until 4:28. >> our officers were on scene within a few minutes and were met by macy's security. i don't have an explanation for why the time la
and a look at what's to come but we begin with ktvu's jade hernandez in east palo alto where crews try to shore up a levee that gave way, jade. >> reporter: the work continues tonight. this temporary levee hopes to hold the rain until the reconstruction project. but people are unsure with rain expected tomorrow. curtis and his wife left when they saw water bringing tires into yard washing away what was already there. >> we will go through this tomorrow again, you know. >> reporter: with the flood came flood insurance. >> if it does we'll just have to take off and leave again. we can't stay, we have to use common sense. >> reporter: earlier today we spoke to the executive director of joint powers authority. the regional agency made up of three cities and two counties takes care of flood control issues. >> the joint power authority has approved a project that will rebuild the whole levy system. >> reporter: it was easy to see where creek water boiled up on the other side pushing water into the neighborhood. east palo alto's new city manager said with more rain on the way crews needed to
especially with the holidays coming. >> ktvu viewer sent us this picture. you can send photos at any time. you can postthem directly to our facebook page. >>> oakland police investigating a homicide. they responded to a gun shot about 3:30 this afternoon. a man was pronounced dead at the scene. so far, no suspects in custody. the man's name has not been released. >>> continuing coverage of a bottom hoax that shut down two schools. lincoln elementary for the day. a spray painted message was found this morning in san jose threatening to kill a teacher with a bottom. a sweep found no devices. they have strong leads. >> we are looking at several t people. >> authorities also checked other schools but didn't find anything out of the ordinary. the target of the threat is a well-liked english teachers. students are surprised at what's being done to protect that teacher. >> it didn't take long for students to find out what teacher was targeted. >> he set a really good atmosphere for learning. i don't know why it was him. he doesn't deserve it. >> whatever it is, i'm sure it's a joke. he seems the
here for service and they were just crying. >>> we have team coverage tonight, we have ktvu's john sasaki in newtown. >> reporter: locals and visitors alike are paying their respects. >> we're thankful that we have our children and we're just, we wanted to come up and light a candle, say something nice. >> reporter: two days after this tragedy happened it seems like the emotions are flowing more freely. perhaps the shock is starting to ware off. yet people are still making the pilgramage. >> i have kids too, and it's sad. >> reporter: among the visitors we met was the county commissioner from pennsylvania. >> you can learn a lot by this tragedy. we're going the make the schools better. we're going to make the schools more safe. >> reporter: it is an overwhelming scene, especially for those with connection to the scene. this woman's son jack attends the school and they brought a jack in the box for dylan. >> i am very sad about everything, i don't understand why anyone would do this to little kids like us. >> reporter: as you watch people gather at the memorial near the school. i h
it did turn out to be a night to remember. robert handa, ktvu news. >>> more details now about 10,000 students curtly attend san jose city college, the school officers two year college degrees general education classes and career and technical training -- 10,000 students currently afend san jose city college. those reports of a possible gunman on campus also prompted a near by school to go on lock down. teachers told us everyone remained calm and followed the proper procedures, parents picked up their students around 6:00. >>> at ktvu weather alert now, temperatures are dropping as the coldest night of the season sets in. right now it's 46 degrees in san francisco. and the temperature gauge is moving toward freezing. we have team coverage on this cold weather. ktvu chief meteorologist bill martin will show us which spots are the coldest but first to ken wayne in napa county where a freeze warning is posted for overnight, ken. >> reporter: julie, calastoga is one of the coldest places in the area. but as you can see from all the steam it's also one of the hottest spots. the water l
but it has no estimate on what day that might be. >>> we're going to turn now to ktvu chief meteorologist bill martin who's been monitoring all of these storms and which places are getting reallily soaked. >> it came down for some time. it was steady and sometime in the afternoon it really started to hammer. take a look at the last few hours and you can see that over the last few hours those oranges and reads down in the santa clara valley that's when it was really coming down. you can see by the oakland area, by skyline boulevard you have some light showers there. some showers down around san leandro we head out toward beach front boulevard near belmont. you see showers there. how about roson avenue getting heavy activity. at least toward campbell. but as we worked our way toward evergreen and san felipe road you see significant rainfall on these bands. you touch on here an we show you rainfall bands at .2 an hour. that's significant rain and you head down toward the corridor and gilroy. they were getting hammered for a time today this evening and now they're getting a little bit of a br
hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> ahead, the procedural slipup that may have contributed to a crash sent three firefighters to the hospital. >>> police say a woman in a wheel share was injured when she was hit by a light rail vehicle at 5:45 at the intersection of market and church street. the extent of the injuries are not known. we do know traffic is affected in the area. we have a crew on the way. we will bring you more information during this newscast as it becomes available. >>> san francisco's new central subway hasn't even been built yet but it may already been headed a new direction. janet costiano has more. jena. >> reporter: i want to show you this construction site behind me. this is the hole where the machine will go into ground. the problem and controversy is how and when to get it out. and they have only two months to make a decision. the problem is the 40-foot diameter machine only going one way. officials had planned to make a hole along columbia bust to get the machine out of the ground. merchants have filed a lawsuit saying it would be too disruptive. >> we are concerne
. >> reporter: experts we spoke to say it may take time for people to feel safe again. in san francisco, ktvu channel 2 news. >> tragedy in connecticut touched people all over the country including here in the bay area. the flag at the federal building was lowered to honor the victims of the shooting. the flag at san francisco's federal building was lowered to half-staff. dozens of people gather for a rally outside of gun violences this afternoon. organizers urge president barack obama to use the terrible tragedy to push congress for stricter gun control laws. many those who attended happened to be in washington for a training session for gun violence prevention groups. our viewers are responding to the tragedy on our facebook page. one comment reads "my heart is so broken. i can not stop crying at the thought of what happened and how the families feel. all of the other student his to experience. it is such a devastating thing." visit ktvu channel 2 facebook page to leave your own condolences for the victims in the shooting by posting your comments on our wall. >>> today's events are hard to
without a hitch. reporting live ktvu channel 2 news. >> now to the east bay. it has reopened during a two- car crash that killed a mm woman and her dog. the investigators shut down the road for several hours. you can see the severely damaged vehicles in this video. the victim is only identified as a female from richmond. the highway patrol says a 20- year-old man driving an suv crossed the centerren line and hit the woman's car head on. >> the bay area sense rain showers again today but the stormy weather has tapered off and moveed east. weather says the next rain is expected friday night an saturday. , however, it is not forecast to be as heavy as we seen in the past few days. a lot of people are still dealing with storm damage. kara went looking for trouble spots today and they were easy to find. >> just shocked because i didn't hear anything at all. >> reporter: a rude awakening the morning after a rainy christmas night. >> i was coming out here to dump the garbage and this was the first thing i saw. >> reporter: her neighbor's tree came top ling down into here yard. burried beneath it
the road and cal fire developed a rescue plan in case of the flooding at the reservoir. robert honda, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the head of the bay area based rainforest action network has died in a swimming accident. >> it was called an inconvenient truth. now it is an inconvenient reality. sometimes ... >> this activist worked to fight climb at change, protect forests and promote clean energy. she drowned. there are plans to hold a public memorial service in san francisco at a date yet to be announced. >>> a wide array of champagne in a small neighborhood store is one sign that new year's eve is almost here. how san diego is getting ready. >>> at muni's 100th an versary, how this tunnel helped reshape a city. >>> plus, late -- anniversary, how this tunnel helped reshape a city. >>> plus, late night accident, we were just told both people died. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours
coverage for you tonight. chief meteorologist bill martin is in the ktvu weather center where he's been tracking the storm all day. maureen naylor is standing by but we begin with jana katsuyama where it's been raining. in healdsburg. >> reporter: see how wet the ground is, all of that water is seeping into the ground and ending up in local rivers and streams this is the russian river. you can see how fast it is going. it could reach near flood levels by the time the next storm finishes. rain is drenching almost soaked roads. areas stream, rivers and low lying areas are flooding. with two storms down there's still one more to go. a storm watch is in effect. >> the storm surge is down 2- 1/2 feet below the bottom of the bridge. >> reporter: although water levels dropped today with the tide flooding signs remained in place for the next storm. concerned residents came out to see the russian river it rose 14 feet in 17 hours covering parts of johnson beach. >> this is high, very high. >> reporter: water crept precariously close to near by homes and one man showed us his dock swept away and
coverage tonight. we begin in connecticut, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowe
. reporting live in fremont, matt keller, ktvu. >>> the highway patrol has wrapped up their investigation into a party bus accident that killed a woman. this week chp investigators reported their findings. >> the people that were involved are uncooperative so we had to try to piece things together with you know, without having the cooperation that we needed. >> there is no word on when the da will decide whether or not to file charges. >>> oakland police say a very detailed surveillance video may help catch a trail of burglars who broke into a condo complex. the surveillance video here shows one man that looked straight into the camera. he broke into the complex on adam's point. another shows him walking in with two other men. doesn't appear the trio took anything but residents worry that they'll return. >> the count with opd not being able to respond because they are so overstaffed and it's a super dangerous situation. >> the first man with the neck tattoo has been committing property crimes in the area for quite some time. his face was on a flier that was posted around the neighborhood
. in san francisco i'm john ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the san francisco deb e deputy charged with robbing a bank last month today entered not knot guilty plea. 36-year-old phil leadership song accused of killing $1700 bank of america in the richmond district. police say they tracked him down through surveillance video and fingerprint on a though the handed to teller. >>> quick act san francisco police officer save the life of a newborn baby who was born in the middle of the street this morning. when offers arrived the newborn wasn't breathing. and dramatic rescue effort unfolded in a patrol car. one officer performed cpr. >> both thought about their own children as this was occurring and they were quite pleased with the outcome. >> the way by's mother who police tell us is 39s old was also take top hospital if both see and her newborn are doing well. >>> a man surround arrest on dui and hit and run charge was a crashing his truck into an apartment building narrowly missing two children sleeping inside. it happened about 3:30s this morning. police identified the driver as 21-year-old austi
's situation as cheep, and tasteless. at, you'll find more on the governor's diagnosis, and the full statement released by his office today. just look for the hot topics section. >>> happening now, the campus ofle cal state fullerton remains locked down, following a robbery and chase. it started in moreno valley around 3:00 this afternoon. a high speed chase began. tonight, the two robbery suspects are believed to be hiding somewhere on the college campus. police have told students and professors there to stay inside their classrooms and dorm rooms. the three other suspects were caught earlier this evening, and taken into custody. coming up in three minutes, new information about that shooting at a crowded mall, outside portland oregon. what we're learning about the gunman, and what may have saved many lives. >>> new details about the killing of a chiropractor in oakland. live on hawkins drive where that shooting happened. neighbors felt safe there until something changed earlier this year. >> reporter: we're in front of the home where the 56-year-old man was gunned down last night.
condition. a witness on the scene told ktvu four people were detained. he said he saw four people in handcuffs while a fourth was injured. we will bring you a live update just as soon as we can get more information. >>> now to solano county where a hit-and-run driver killed a man and his dog today. we're going to eric rasmussen who has the story. >> reporter: one neighbor told me she saw the tire tracks but saw no man and no suspect. >> they were going too far for the neighborhood. left him for dead, did not stop. >> reporter: kevin bowl was walking his own dogs when he got the word. his long time friend and neighbor thomas had been hit at the intersection of sutter and 11th street. the man was on his regular walk with his dog corgie. >> i seen all the blood on the street but someone fold me it was just the dog that got hit. >> reporter: emergency responders took him to the hospital but he did not survive. >> the thing that i want is the person who did this to be man enough to come forward. >> reporter: they don't care, they will hit you and keep going. they hit a dog, keep going
't the snow slowing everything down. >> at, look for the link to stormtracker 2 at the top of the page. we also posted updates on the channel 2 facebook page. >>> holiday sales slumped nationwide. and there might be more than one reason for the poor numbers. eric rasmussen is live with the mixed reports he heard from retailers, and shoppers. >> reporter: ken, we can tell you there's been no shortage of foot traffic here in downtown walnut creek. one local retailer told me a late rally before christmas saved his season. but it at least appears a lot of people stuck to window shopping this year. hurting the bottom line of some big companies. day after christmas shoppers were out in full force in walnut creek tonight. not everyone had the same holiday shopping story. >> would you say you bought more or less than last year? >> i bought more. >> i didn't buy anything. >> reporter: retail sales missed projections by as much as 3% nationwide. major retailers saw their stock tumble today. >> at the end of the day, it doesn't add up to that much. they were kind of looking.
returns and exchanges and when people start redeeming all those gift cards. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> on wall streeshths stocks slipped lower nod an abbreviated traying sechlths the dow industrial lost 51 points. dmakz fell 8. analysts say investors remain wearly about a potential deal between the president and congress to avoid the fiscal cliff. >>> at the vatican, pope benedict the 16th presided over christmas eve mass. he urged people to make room for god in their busy lives. the catholic pope also prayed for peace in israel, palestine and syria. this year midnight mass was moved up two hours to 10:00 p.m. to accommodate the ageing church leader. >>> clear skies kept travelers on track at sfo today after long de lay this is past weekend. as atly reports, this day before christmas is a busy one. >> the security line snaked throughout terminal 2 in san francisco international airport this morning. travelers shuffled through to chasm flights to arrive in time for christmas morning. >> everybody twoonts go home and see family. >> friday, december 21st, was technically the business
several months. reporting live in downtown san rafael. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> along the coast, caltrans crews have been busy trying to stabilize a known trouble spot in san mateo county. the crews have been trying to mitigate the erosion. traffic was reduced to one lane between linda mar and pacifica and the north portal bridge area of devil slide. and in the santa cruz mountain crews are still trying to shore up vine hill road in scotts valley. county officials say restoring at least one lane is a top priority because it's a crucial connection to highway 17 and the silican valley. crews told us they wanted to get that lane open by today but now the hope is it will stay open by tomorrow afternoon. >>> live storm tracker 2, showers north of the area. san rafael as you just saw. you can see most of the activity the real heavy stuff is up here north of sacramento. it's coming a little closer. we head out toward the north bay. that's where the heavier showers have been. they've been moderate to light. santa rosa, but you see it's widely scattered right. there's napa, fairfield, va
the kick off is supported. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the nfl also says it is ready to help the raiders build a new stadium in oakland. commissioner roger goodell says the league is willing to contribute money to get it accomplished. goodell also said the raiders could share the arena. >>> the addition of two steel beams hoisted in position today. >>> the dow rose 39 points, the nasdaq was up 15. investors continue to watch washington and talks on the so called fiscal cliff. november job numbers are also due out tomorrow. jobless claims fell sharply last week. the labor department said applications fell to 370,000. claims had temporarily spiked last month after superstorm sandy. analysts say the effects of the storm are still being seen in the four week average which stands at 408,000. >>> there is new information tonight about an albany middle school teacher who killed himself after being accused of sex allegations. 28-year-old james isam saki killed himself in september after police arrested him and searched his home. since then there has been debate about the extent of th
news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> i don't feel for my safety as much as just sad that something like that is happening right now. >> a recent wave of gun violence in one east bay city reach a normally quiet neighborhood with innocent bystanders coming dangerously close to the gunfire. >> good evening, i'm david steepson, ken wayne is off tonight. >> i'm heather holmes it's a neighborhood in oakland that doesn't typically see this type of violence, but today gunfire erupted in jack london square with deadly consequences. jade hernandez talked to those who heard the gunshots. >> reporter: several callers told dispatch to send officers to 3rd and franklin this afternoon. >> we got multiple calls of gunshots at the it 2:45 today and we pound the victim laying out in have the. >> reporter: paramedics couldn't save the man suffering from gunshot wounds and detectives should down the street and interviewed witnesses and employees inside the oakland grill. >> while we were parking we heard some -- sounds like firecrackers going off. i was s
the car. ktvu's jade hernandez is live in concord with what police suspect the driver may have been doing right before the crash, jade. >> reporter: well ken this impact shook this funeral chapel so hard that everyone inside thought there had been an earthquake. there's deep gashes in the ground. the front of the building is boarded up and there's a pile of debris still out front. but what you can't see is how close one man says he claim to not ringing in the new year. at first glance there was the nose of the chevy nova. it was sticking aout of -- out of the chap -l and debris was everywhere. with the arms around those who had been ushered outside of the side room was inside, they were grateful. >> literally sends after i had been in the side room, the car careened into the building. >> reporter: inside the funeral home the car struck a man who lingered in the foyer before services began. sending the 62-year-old to the hospital as well. >> there's significant damage inside the building that goes into the foyer of the chapel. the second driver who was not involved in the collision return
as meteorologist rosemary orozco has your complete forecast at exactly 7:23. dpo to to track weather conditions any time and click on the storm wauf tab for a lirng to live storm tracker 2 radar: well, the owner of drakes bay oyster company is vowing to stay open. today the family announced it is filing a lawsuit to allow the 40-year lease to expire. jana is live at point reyes where millions of oysters are still in the water. jana. >> well, the national parks plan is to turn this entire area into a marine wilderness area, but the owners of the oyster farm tell me they do not want to see their farm collapse without a fight. >> in rain and blowing wind, workers cleaned the docks at drake bay oyster farm. 30 employees might lose their job if the company is forced to close. today long-time customers came for a final taste of tradition. >> i think it's terrible. i thought it was a really bad decision to cse the oyster farm. it's been here for a long long time and tradition. >> the owners say they want to stay on this federal parkland so they're taking the u.s. government to court. >> thi
which could lead them to the device maker. ken wayne, ktvu news. >>> a police chase has ended with a crash and two people headed to the hospital. oakland police say it began at 8:00 when they tried to stop this black car. officers say it was reported as a stolen vehicle. the driver took off and within minutes crashed into a mazda and crashed into a fence. the driver in the mazda and the driver of the black car were both taken to the hospital. the injuries we are told are not considered life threatening. >>> now to san francisco where we have learned the identity of a pedestrian that was hit and killed. the driver was hit by a white dodge truck. police say he is cooperating. paramedics were unable to revive the victim. he was 75-year-old wen. >>> in walnut creek, crews are working at this hour to repair a broken water main. it broke in afternoon at ignacio at wiggins lane. we're told the work will begin tonight and will be done by tomorrow morning. we'll be checking into the construction work starting tonight. >>> and investigators are headed to hex ka -- to mexico to invest
, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> right now a public hearing is underway in continue cost county on a plan to shut down four fire stations. the county board is expected to vote tonight on whether to close stations. the debate comes one month after voters rejected a new parcel tax to fund the county central fire district. elected officials from the affected cities want the supervisors to save their fire houses but the county fire chief says he's already cut firefighter pay and there's no other option. >> coming to a fiscal crisis where our reserve funds have been exhausted. >> under the fire chief's proposal, the stations would shut down in early january. the closures would save about 3 million tlr a year. >>> the chief of police in fremont has announced he's retiring after more than four decades in law enforcement. he join it had fremont department as deputy chief back in 1986. he became chief in 1992. prior to that he served as pied minute's police chief. fremont police captain will be taking over as interim chief december 31st. >>> a hayward mother says she thinks someone tried
work. at we have posted more video from that fire. just look on the bay area news tab. >>> more proof that thieves are active all over the bay area. a viewer in san jose sent us this video. you can see a woman pushing a stroller wake -- walk up and take a package that had just been delivered. it was a box of kids dvds that had been delivered moments earlier. this is just one of several package thefts that we've told you about. >>> police were called to a shooting. they found a man with at least one gunshot wound. paramedics responded by that man died at the scene. police have still not identifyed the victim or named any suspects. >> meantime there is new information on the identity of a young man who is san jose's 44th homicide of the year. police identified him as john connansburg. he was a graduate of lee high school. his body was found on bear haven truck near a pickup truck that ran up on a sidewalk. he had been shot. >>> new at 10:00, anger and frustration directed at bay area hyatt hotels in the middle of holiday season. john sasaki is at the grand hyatt where
the marriage equality movement has its roots. reporting live, ktvu2 news. >>> more details on the supreme court's action, backers of california's ban on same sex marriage say they are pleased that the justices have decided to hear the case. >> for our republic this case has to be taken because judicial activism is going against the written words and intent of our constitution. >> randy thomasson says in his view, the california judges who overturned prop 8 need to be overruled and corrected. state attorney general, harris, called it a significant day in u.s. history. >> this is a case about fundamental questions of fairness and equality. >> she said she will write a brief for the court for same sex marriage. they say it remains to be seen how the case will unfold. it deprived same sex couples of the fundamental right to marry. the court could sidestep the issue if the ban is constitutional. the justices agreed to look at if the supporters of prop 8 have the legal standing to defend the law since the state did not. the court could issue a narrow ruling allowing same sex marriage to resume in cal
to for more storm watch coverage. we will link you to live storm tracker radar. and a link for up tates on flight delays. >>> it has been one week since the horrifying rampage at a connecticut elementary school. people paid tribute to the victims. >>> the nuns rang bells and lit candles as they read the names of the 20 children and six adults who were killed last friday morning. around the nation people paused to remember them. the nra had an announcement. >> reporter: from the new york stock exchange to south florida to the fashion's capitol. >> we gather as religious leaders to compheplerate the one week marker of the shootings in connecticut -- commemorate the one-week marker of the shootings in connecticut. >> reporter: it marks one week since the shooting that killed 20 children and 6 adults. as investigators continue to hunt for a motive as to why 20- year-old adam lanza killed his mother and later opened fire at sandy hook, the nation's most prominent gun rights lobbyying group broke their sigh leps. the rifle association argued in a statement that the nation's schools sh
tomorrow is to dig the debris out of the creek and secure the hole. we are live in lafayette. ktvu channel 2 news. >> meantime, in pittsburg, people on the scene said there were more than 2 dozen motorists that ended up with nat tires after hitting the pothole, including a family that were on their way to see the raiders game. >> we hit a pothole and our air bags went off. so i got out to check the tires and they were blown. >> cal transsent out a crew to re-- caltrans sent out a crew to repair the road. >>> we are live to see the damage the floodwaters left behind. >> healthyy, the mobile homes behind me are surrounded by the creek. and, when the water rises the residents are left with little else to do but wait. >>> i got my mom out. i took her down to a friend's house down the street. you never know with water like this what it is going to do. >> these homes in a flood zone are a mile from sixx flags and off of i-80 neighbors were pumping water out of under their homes. they watched the water seep before it went in his unit. >> the way the skirting is built i did not get too much damage
is obvious. this community is still in shock but many in some small way starting to heal. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> tomorrow president obama is scheduled to attend an interfaith memorial service in newtown. this will be the fourth time president obama has made such a visit following a mass shooting. in his weekly address today, he offered condolences and a call to action. >> we have to come together and we'll have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening, regardless of politics. >> president obama did not provide specifics but in the past, the president has supported reinstating a federal assault weapons ban. >>> the medical examiner said he's never had to deal with something like this. >> my sensibilities may not be the average man, but this probably is the worst i have seen. >> dr. carver went on to say that all of the victims had been shot multiple times with a long weapon, presumably the semiautomatic rifle found at the scene. >> people all over the world are expressing sympathy for the victims in the massacre. in moscow, people left flower
't be leaving work there all together. how much he will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period of 7 months, essentially as a consultant. a port spokesman says he'll be a retiree annuitant. working with transition. this is the same james quan who earlier this month along with former port executive director agreed to pay back more than $5000 they spent at strip clubs and charged to the port of oakland. we spoke via skype with kelly who teach business ethics at uc berkeley. >> given the egregiousness of the allegations against him and his team, it seems shocking they would want to continue to associate with what i think is a damaged brand. >> reporter: the port announced his retirement earlier this month on the same day it released an internal audit and investigation that revealed some of the credit card holders skirted spending limits. $60,000 in questionable gifts they may violate laws. warren will earn $109 an hour based on his $214,000 salary. quan retires from the port with pension benefits
far, no problems. reporting live in oakland, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> some pg&e customers are out in the dark. the latest numbers show 440 customers are without power in the north bay. in the south bay, 110 customers are in the dark. crews are hoping to have power restored within the hour. >> a truck overturned in oakland. the accident happened on interstate 880 near the broadway exit. the driver said he lost control during a heavy downpour. the driver and passenger were not injured. >>> in castro valley a single car rolled over. it happened about 7 this morning on eastbound interstate 580 near 150th avenue. the highway patrol says the driver lost control, went up an enbankment and the car came to rest on its roof. the driver's injuries are not considered life threatening. >> the wet weather has slowed travel for those looking to get in or out of the bay area this last weekend before christmas. flights west of denver were delayed at san francisco international airport. holiday travelers took is in stride. >> i got a text message by knew it was them. it was sout
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are not reporting delays. patty lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have is late word that just about 20 minutes ago 2,000 customers are without power in the bay area. the bulk of the outragees are in the north and east bay and in the santa cruz mountains. they tell us 100,000 customers lost power in the bay area at one point during the storm. k it tvu has more storm watch coverage for you -- ktvu has more storm watch coverage for you. you will be able to view the radar. >>> we are following developing news in oakland where a shopping mall was evacuated for more than two hours because of a suspicious package. we were over the air as the bomb squad investigated. the oakland police say after 4:30 a security guard noticed a package. the mall has a mcdonald's and other restaurants and businesses there. nearby streets were shutdown and we just learned the scene was cleared 30 minutes ago. no word about the package. >>> the police are working to find out the identity of the person found dead in a house fire. by the time the firefighters got there the cabin was almost destroyed. the firefighters were moppin
manager for oakland airport says thins there are running smoothly. we have a link on to track your flight just look under hot topics. >>> the storm today caused power line problems across the bay area tonight. thousands of people are still without electricity. according to pg & e more than 2,000 people are out of power in the north bay. 3,300 in the south bay. 390 on the peninsula and 340 in the east bay. >>> the rainy weather may have played a role in a number of accidents in the bay area. a crash in emeryville slowed traffic to a crawl. the accident happened right before the mcarthur maze. >>> four vehicles were involved in this crash. the road were wet at the time but the highway patrol has not said what exactly caused that pile up. >>> another multi car accident this one in oakland sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries. it happened just before 5:00 a.m. on northbound 880 near the 11th street exit. that accident involved a total of nine vehicles. >>> an officer is recovering after a driver slammed into his patrol car. the driver was responding to an accident i
storm coverage at you'll also find live radar image. >>> 23-year-old man under arrest accused of being a driver of at fatal hit and run accident. the chpd was called to pea body road where a body was found on the side of the road about 9:00 this morning. investigator say the t appeared the victim had been hit by the vehicle. evidence led them to him. he was interviewed and arrested. the victim was 28-year-old of fairfield. >>> the highway pa tole investigate head on crash on the golden get a bridge that backed up traffic for miles. it shut down northbound lane for more than an hour. the chpd says a lexus crossed over and hate voling wagon. three people suffered injures. the bridge district says a movable median barkers -- barriers could have prevented the crash. >> the public is a little frustrated with that time line. being that's what been but we are a step closer today. >> final design work is nowing did done on that movable median. set to be installed by 2014. commuters say the crash turn third 30 minute crash into an hour and half. half. >>> a tracey woman old her pick up
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unsupervised. >> reporter: matt keller, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> we now know the identity of a man fatally shot in broad daylight near oakland's jack london square. the victim is michael taylor. police say he suffered gunshot wounds just before 3:00 p.m. homicide directives don't know of a motive. >>> oakland police are looking for a driver who hit and seriously injured a motorcyclist last night. the collision happen the about 10:00 p.m. at high street and fleming avenue. witnesses reported seeing a possibly gold sedan hit the victim, and then take off. anyone with information is asked to call oakland police. >>> caltrain service is back on track tonight after a brief shut down earlier this evening, when a train struck a car in san francisco. somehow the vehicle ended up on the tracks at 16th street near 7th. no one was injured. the accident happened around 5:30 tonight. that's when service was temporarily suspended. thecontra costa times is reporting the identity of a man killed in a skateboarding accident. scott hickerson died when he was struck. he was riding his skateboard in the cross
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